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PPLD Seniors


Book Clubs:

Movies:

All movies are free, no registration needed, and include light refreshments.

Library Programs:

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Seed Library Event: Container Gardening

When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Get information on how to successfully plant gardens in containers.

Sebrena Forrest-Storyteller, Humorist and Student of Life

When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave

Well-known local humorist, Sebrena Forrest, will entertain us with humorous and thought provoking stories of life. Sebrena is a member of the Mohawk Nation. She sees comedy in the workings of everyday life. "We are all on this crazy planet together." Come enjoy a short program of comedy and refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Meet with other Westsiders over coffee and donuts to discuss issues in this month's online edition of Westside Pioneer. All are welcome(you don't have to be a Westsider).

Senior Social Small Group

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

The main Senior Social is the 1st Monday of each month. If you would like to meet additionally, you are welcome to come to this follow-up gathering on the 4th Monday of each month, for pleasant conversation.

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Senior Lunch and A Movie

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

The Intern - Ben Whittaker is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin. Starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway.
(Rated PG-13; 121 minutes; 2015

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Watercolor Basics

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Manitou artist & former art teacher, Denise Duker, will teach an introduction to painting with watercolor, from wet into wet washes of brilliant color to dry brush technique overlays. You will create a beautiful landscape, learning brush techniques for exciting textural elements, how to blend color & how to set up your composition. Denise is a member of Gallery 113, the High Country Art Assn. and has illustrated several children's books. Class size is limited & registration is required.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Sand Creek Book Club, "The Giver" by Lois Lowry

When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

This haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.
Please, join us for lively and friendly discussion, and of course coffee and donuts.

Fire Mitigation Workshop

When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Our local firefighters will teach us how to be safe during fire season. Please come and take part in this workshop to learn how to prepare yourself and your families and how to protect your property. No registration necessary. All ages are welcome.

Senior Social

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Virtual Pro Se Clinic

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Self-represented litigants/pro se patrons (representing yourself in court without a lawyer) are welcome for a walk-in session with a volunteer attorney to discuss your legal issue in a 10-15 minute private session. The sessions are held via webcam in the library's study room. You will not be represented by the volunteer attorney, but can have a discussion about your legal issue which will provide you guidance while representing yourself through whatever legal proceeding you are pursuing.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 pm. This month we'll be discussing The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, August 2, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, August 3, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Digging for Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Monthly meeting for those researching their family history.

Come See What's Down There!

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Underwater photographer Pat Shahan will show his latest color movie and answer questions about the incredible diversity of aquatic species that thrive in the warm oceans of the world. No registration is necessary, and all ages are welcome. This is a popular talk, so be sure to come early.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, August 2, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, August 3, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

August Athletic Games

When: Friday, August 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose 1905 Carnegie Garden

Think you have what it takes to be a library sports champion? Come show off your badminton, volleyball and ping pong skills!

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, August 08, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

The Intern: A retired successful business owner and widower (Robert De Niro) lands an internship at a fashion website run by a young, career-driven woman (Anne Hathaway) in this comedy. Rated PG-13;
121 minutes

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, August 08, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!

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